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to issue and vary depending on what the subject is. i don't think anybody thinks that john boehner is going to let the country go off the fiscal cliff. he's not going to hurt the economy. he's not going to allow that to happen. chris: is he in control? >> that's the big question. chris: "national journal." a lot of reporting now that what's going to happen the republicans are going to go with -- they're going to let defense cuts take effect because that means a lot of the domestic cuts take effect which is conservativism and getting their way. also possibly hurting the economy. although that's a conspiratorial notion on my part. what are the republicans going to do? big issue coming up. >> we reported this week that they're going -- the moving toward letting those across the board cuts go in and this is the best shot we have at it. budget control. it's going to become the law. march 1. so there's no debate about that. and to undo them, democrats are demanding tax increases. and republicans are saying no way. chris: an expert on capitol hill. kelly. what do you think -- when you go around an
, how does he find his way out of this one? speaker baner says he -- speaker boehner says he won't negotiate with him and president obama seemed implacable on his positions. >> back to me, i think there is going to have to be a shift in how obama handles the hill. you know, when presidents win re-election, the air on top of mt. olympus is scbfl feels great. but it's very thin and it leads to you do things that can appear arrogant. that affects your approval rating and then your agenda can't get through. that's what has happened in second terms with presidents in america. unless obama can show the american people, on the big issues, like the budget and immigration and what he is talking about with guns, he can work with the republicans. let me ask you a question, can you name the one bipartisan accomplishment of president obama? >> yeah, it's called getting re-elected. >> okay! the fact is, if you look at where the country is today, the clear majority of americans, larger percentage of americans voted for obama than past presidents. but in terms of policy, i am not going to say it
equipment out into the boehner by --- bay nearby to something under five minutes. that is lifesaving. this is representative of every time i have come out to the airport. whether it is a new international terminal that, under the leadership of john martin, was done, the new terminal two, the new traffic control towers about to be constructed, to a facility that is an extremely important collaboration, not only with the fire department, but also in strong collaboration with our cost card. this is essential -- with our coast guard. this is essential. this is why we have the infrastructure commitment that i have been talking about ever since i started working for the city. i have had the pleasure of working with john. his expertise and his team out here, retired as well as current, have made a strong commitment to make sure we have the modern facilities to take care of us. guess what? on the eve of america's cup, there is renewed use of our waterways for recreation, but also increase ferry services going on because of all the alternative traffic use we have to have. it is part of our ai
. it was very different. in fact, speaker boehner said this week -- this is it. >> we're expecting over the next 22 months to be the focus of this administration as they attempt to annihilate the republican party, and let me just tell you, i do believe that is their goal, to just shove us into the dust bin of history. >> donna, is that the plan? >> well, first of all, they've done a great job at basically annihilating themselves, you, young man. but the truth of the matter is, i thought the president's speech had a perfect -- had a strategy. it was to really motivate the country that we still have work to do, to seize the moment so long as we seize the moment together. it's one of the first speeches that the president has given over the last two years that i could actually read and recite and memorize and really feel inspired by. i thought it was great to use seneca and selma and stonewall, to talk about the progress, the history, the common thing we share as americans, our struggle for freedom and equality for all people. it was a great speech. >> it was a great speech. >> but he wasn't exactly
that folks like ryan and boehner are getting away from saying no. they are putting forward their -- robert, you are laughing at me here. >> i'm not laughing at you. >> in terms of coming to the table saying okay, we call it closing loopholes, you say it's raising revenue. i actually see a bit of a movement in terms of a discussion with the likes of boehner. ryan, i don't know about cantor. the handwriting is on the wall. the electoral handwriting is on the wall. >> they know the numbers and the numbers don't lie as to why people voted for president barack obama. as i said on the commercial, the par problem with the republicans is their brand. they feel it's the party of the 1950s. this party doesn't speak to me. i am 47%. i'm beneath the government. my point is, i think the republicans, particularly some of the leaders in the house are becoming more compassionate about how they express their thoughts, not changing their views, but speaking in a language most say i respectfully disagree with this person, but at least her cares. >> ryan admitted they are playing possum and you are saying the
to comments that house speaker boehner made this week about the president's attitude towards the republican party injuries let's watch. >> over the next 22 months to be the focus of this administration. as they attempt to annihilate the republican party and let me just tell you i do believe that is their goal to just shove us into the dust in the history. >> chris: senator corker do republicans want to gut social security and medicare? does president obama want to destroy the republican party? >> obviously republicans want to make sure the entitlement programs are here for future generations. right now for every dollar we spend on young people we are spending four dollars on seniors. right now in medicare the average person pays for one third of the cost of the medicare program. now, dick durbin for what it is worth has been one of those people willing sit down and solve that problem and i congratulate him on that. as far as the president's goal of annihilating the republican party. i will say that i was glad to see that the house was unified behind something recently as it relates to the f
to respond to that and also to comments house speaker boehner spoke about the president's attitude toward the republican party. let's watch. >> over the next 22 months, to be the focus of this administration. they attempt to annihilate the republican party. and, let me just say, i do believe that is their goal. to just shove us into the dust bin of history. >> chris: senator corker, do republicans want to gut social security and medicare? does president obama want to destroy the republican party? >> obviously, republicans want to make sure these entitlement programs are here for future generations, right now, for every dollar we spend on the young people, we are spending $4 on seniors. right now, in medicare, the average person pays for 1/3 of the cost of the medicare program, dick durbin, for what it has been worth has been one of those people who is willing to sit down and solve the problem and i congratulate him on that. as far as the president's goal of annihilating the republican party, i will say that i was glad to see that the house was unified behind something recently as it relat
was interested in 2011, almost got a deal with speaker john boehner on a grand bargain on entitlement reform, crafting a budget now. i don't think you're going to see major cuts in that. it's a significant shift. remember, obama said the deficit kept his awake in the first term. through his actions, you know, he's not pursuing a lot of cuts and changes to entitlements. liz: what is feasible for the president to get through with a window of 16 months? gun control? what do you think he can push through successfully? >> well, i think he will try to push through gun control, and they are starting right away, and i know biden is in virginia trying to sell the plan, but i think that what's clear is that the president's agenda and the american people's agenda are different. it's expwressing to see that the president is tackling those issues that are at the very bottom of the public's priorities. climate change, gun control, and even infrastructure. these are not changes that the american public wants. they are asking for real economic growth, job creation, tackling the budget in a sensible way beca
. president obama will launch a push for immigration reform this week. house speaker john boehner is voicing confidence that a deal can be reached, saying a bipartisan group of lawmakers may already have an agreement that we expect to hear about this week. an american pastor has been sentenced in iran to 8 years in prison, that comes from the america center for law & justice. he was charged with threatening national security by creating a network of christian house churches. ahead of the super bowl, president obama is weigh fwhg on the violence involved in football. president obama says, if he had a son, he would think long and hard before allowing him to play. in an interview with the new republic, the president talked about how the game will likely change over time and some of the changes might make football less exciting to watch, but will be better for the players. those are the top stories right now. back to you. >> shannon: thank you very much. the pentagon's decision to allow women into combat on the front lines is raising questions about what happens next. chris wallatas sat down wit
that says we don't care. >> what about speaker boehner and mcconnell and the leadership. >> there is no pro growth agenda to create jobs. there is nothing aspirational. you are right on social issues. there is no tolerance. bottom line, there is nothing for a voter to --. >> here is speaker boehner, react to what he said about the president. take a listen to this. >> so, we over the next 22 months, we will be the focus of this administration, as they attempt to annihilate the republican party. let me just say, i do believe that is their goal, to shove us into the dust bin of history. >>gregg: is he right? >> of course, but what president doesn't try to annihilate the opposition especially if they help him do it. in this case the republicans have each time they have negotiated with the president, going in the summer of 2011, they have turned down a deal that was better than the next offer they got and they have kept doing it. can you call it kicking the can down the road but i call it them surrendering. >> here is the point. delaying the debt ceiling, which i said they need to do to -- what
? >> fine. how are you. >> geraldo: you had paul ryan there, very charming. he voted with john boehner on the fiscal cliff negotiation indicating that maybe he is in the conciliatory wing of the republican party. how do you figure? >> well, paul ryan was there. i was at that conference this morning. one of the best things, one of the most cheered up, the attendees the most was seeing one young star after another, ted cruz, the new republican senator from texas, tom cotton, congressman from arkansas and there are a lot of young, attractive, interesting conservatives and they don't agree on everything. i think there is a lot of internal debate going on -- i know there is a lot of internal debate and public debate at the conference. what do have you to compromise on? where do you have to drought lines and fight? i thought it was healthy. they are not in the fetal position, could youering or lashing out. they are trying to think about how to fight president obama, where to compromise, and hoto develop their own positive governing agenda, going forward. >> >> geraldo: president obama will b
was mad at john boehner at this point. is there any way that you all can re-create the party by runninging against your fellow republicans? washington? >> republicans aren't always going to agree with each other. we don't have to change the debate, we should be debating, we should be talking. but we have to, just unite on our principals, our principals of limiteded government. as a mayor, it's pretty simple for me, i ask myself three questions whenever i make a decision about anything. is it affordable, is it sustainable, is it my job? where we get into trouble is when we start dividing and start figuring out, you know, somebody uses opportunity for political gain here, or somebody uses an opportunity for something else, we have to start uniting on our principles and start communicating that to the american people. we would do so much better. >> i want to put up some of the exit polls and basically what they show is anyone from 18 to 39 boobama won all the young people. latino, 71%. and the republican party doesn't want to be the party that goes after segments of society. how do you attrac
boehner speaking before a republican group, said the president wants to annihilate us and sweep us into the dust bin of history. and interesting ruling by the court of appeals in the d.c. circuit on friday, which said the president violated the constitution by making recess appointments that the court said were invalid to the national labor relations board. we'll talk about all of that with two senate leaders, dick durbin and one of the top republicans in the senate. >> chris, i found it interesting, i don't know what's going to happen with the republican party. we had the winter meetings with the gop and bobby jindal saying the republicans have to stop being the party of stupid. >> that's right. that is what he said. obviously one of the things they point to were a couple of candidates for the senate republicans who talked about rape as legitimate rape. i think the party hasn't dealt with the central issue, and that is while its conservative principles, they still believe and they may be right, it's fundamentally a center right country, i think they get defined by what it's agains
obama forces republicans to blink. >> their policy they call it the boehner rule. for every dollar increase in this debt ceiling we have to have a dollar in cuts to match that. the president said earlier this month, i'm not doing that anymore. we are not going to keep negotiating over the debt ceiling. this is our obligation over. the republicans have conceded the president had won the argument and are now -- this week they ebb extended the debt ceiling with no accompanied spending cuts. the republicans will cede that issue to him. >> your latest article, mitt romney i'm not going away. tell me. >> certainly was a little different. he came in to toub this weekend for the alfalfa dinner. we hadn't seen a lot from mitt romney since he lost in november. he to told donors that it was purposeful. he is not going anywhere. he will be active in 2013 and 2014s and in terms of 2016. although some sources said his personal ambition for public office are over. >> good to see you both today. thank you so much. >> thank you, t.j. >>> to the weather, the midwest is facing an ice threat. winter s
, including john boehner. it's that the president is on a mission to annihilate the gop and push a far left agenda, and they point to his inaugural speech as evidence where the president said things like, well, this. >> preserving our individual freedoms ultimately requires collective action, medicare and medicaid and social security. these things do not sap our nation. they strengthen us. we will respond to the threat of climate change. our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. >> joining me now bill schneider, resident fellow third way, washington think tank and tara mcguinnes senior vice president of communications at the center for american progress. hello to both of you. >> hey, thanks for having us. >> bill, let's start with the speech. not just conservatives here who say that it was progressive. salon.com calling it the most liberal speech of obama's presidency. did the president miss a chance here to reach out to republicans, bill schneider? >> i don't think he was trying to do that. he was trying to basically stay --
, according to the boehner rule, we had always said if we're going to raise revenues through borrowing and through taxing is we've got to do something about the problem. you can't keep digging the hole deeper and keep asking people to pay more taxes. >> you did vote against a consensus agreement. >> no, there really wasn't. this was a last-minute jam of a deal that i think we could have done a lot better for the american people. >> are we going to have a last-minute jam of a deal on the debt ceiling now which is going to happen in may on a continuing resolution, on a budget? >> i hope that we can work things out and come to an agreement that you're going to have to do something about the problem. it is about spending. we've got to get control of the spending. >> but you understand you're never going to get democrats to really agree to that. you have to find another way around coming to that solution. >> if we don't get, if we don't get control of the spending, then you're going to end up like europe. >> don't we go back to bowles-simpson. nobody likes it. >> bowle-simpson didn't solve
year's ripping into john boehner for not getting the bill passed quickly enough. he has a status of, and doing what's best for my state, which will be good in getting reelected. but rand paul said he looks like he was just money grubbing for his state. he was also very critical of the way that chris christie was asking for money and the way that he did it. is one of those guys that is going to be very important within the gop and because of the media market, he is such a bombastic and powerful speaker, he will be there, but it does not look like he is positioning himself for a presidential run right now. if a conservative win the primary, he may be a good add to the ticket for an attack dog vice-president. he's not looking as strong as he did a few years ago. scott walker is someone to keep an eye on. he was very popular for fighting the unions in wisconsin and he is in a purple state. if he won reelection of, that would be a big boost for him. he is tried to move more to the center to avoid controversy. he got what he wanted and his numbers are doing pretty well in wisconsin. years
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